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Identification of Carotid Artery Calcifications in Panoramic Dental Radiographs …stroke: In a study of more than 4000 subjects 50 years of age and older who received both medical and dental examinations, 6.2% demonstrated calcification in the carotid artery as…
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The Impact of Sugars on the Global Dental Disease Burden …Dent Health 2009;26(1):38-42. Further, untreated dental caries creates a burden for healthcare systems, resulting in emergency visits to medical and emergency facilities.22Casamassimo PS, Thikkurissy S, Edelstein BL, Maiorini E. Beyond…
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Osteoporosis and Dental Implant Outcomes …suggested that, in consultation with the patient’s medical provider and depending on the patient’s condition and the risk versus benefit, that consideration be given to stopping BP therapy for 2…
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Tooth Avulsion …for patients with severe dental caries, periodontal disease, severe mental disability or who are medically compromised.1American Association of Pediatric Dentistry. Guidelines for the management of traumatic dental injuries: 2. Avulsion…
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Oral and Dental Manifestations of Child Abuse …the child. Consulting with dental and medical professionals with expertise and experience in this field is often helpful. References 1.Chen S, Kuhn M, Prettner K, Bloom DE. The macroeconomic burden…
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Clinical Practice How Common is Halitosis? …addition, when halitosis of oral origin is ruled out, or when pseudohalitosis or halitophobia is suspected, patients should be referred to a medical provider/specialist for further evaluation and support. Given…
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Preventive Dentistry How do Dentists Manage Dentinal Hypersensitivity? …predisposing factors, and referred for treatment of medical conditions (e.g., bulimia or GERD). There are two basic approaches to the treatment of DH, which include a wide range of topical,…
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Anxiety and Endodontic Treatment …for use adhered to. In addition, regulations and recommendations relevant to your location and dental license must be followed. Interprofessional collaboration and referral for medical management may be required in…
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Oral Health Care for Older Adults …this medically complex group of patients. Further, in the absence of government payment programs, these patients will be challenged to pay for necessary services. Upon completion of reading these articles,…